fosters 12:31 04 Jan 2003
  fosters 12:31 04 Jan 2003

Does anyone know about this virus I am running AVG which has the latest update 31/12/02. I have also run trend housecall which says I am clear . I am of low to medium experience on computers so nothing to technical in the replies please.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 12:34 04 Jan 2003

There are no entries on the mighty Google. If you are clear why bother about it and from where did you hear of it?


  Iceman56 12:41 04 Jan 2003

Check out this page, it has full details;

[email protected]" title="http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/[email protected]" TARGET="_new">click here

hope this helps

Phil L

  GANDALF <|:-)> 12:49 04 Jan 2003

click here is a better link. The threat is low...how do you know that you have it as an up to date AV will stop it?


  BobG65 13:50 04 Jan 2003

Trend sent an email detailing the fact that this "worm" (for worm read hoax)was transmitted by email and detailed the wording of the email with which it "arrived". This information was misread as instructions for identifying the "worm". Hence the original post.

I.E. there was no worm. Norton AV, AVG and Trend Housecall failed to find anything.

The thing that puzzles me is why Trend sent an email today refering to a hoax that was first identified in April 2002, according to Symantic via Google.

How do I know the background? don't ask.

Thanks for the links


  fosters 13:55 04 Jan 2003

thank you

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